Situated in the axis of anything; as an embryo which lies in the axis of a seed.
The question is one x, Stout axile strand.
The petaloid perianth consists of two series, each with three members, which are joined below into a longer or shorter tube, followed by one whorl of three stamens; the inferior ovary is three-celled and contains numerous ovules on an axile placenta; the style is branched and the branches are often petaloid.
AXILE, or Axial, a term (= related to the axis) used technically in science; in botany an embryo is called axile when it has the same direction as the axis of the seed.
In many cases, however, the placentas are formations from the axis (axile), and are not connected with the carpellary leaves.